Orthopaedics

We bring together an exceptionally talented, specialised team of doctors, nurses and physical therapists who take a whole-body approach to diagnosing and treating orthopaedic conditions. Our team provides personalised, comprehensive care for a wide range of orthopaedic conditions in multiple subspecialties including spine, foot and ankle, paediatric care, hand and arm, shoulder and sports medicine. Our clinicians are specialists at the top of their field, providing patients with unparalleled expertise in both surgical and non-operative spinal injuries, joint replacement, and orthopaedic surgery. As a centre of excellence, we are at the forefront of joint replacement surgery and our expert care has enabled countless individuals to live pain-free lives once again.

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We provide excellent care, right from diagnosis to the treatment and beyond at our world-class hospitals.

Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Diagnostics for Orthopaedics

Arthrography
Bone scans
Discography
CT and MRI
Electromyography
X-ray
Blood tests
Bone scan

24*7 Paediatric trauma care

A dedicated 24*7 Paediatric trauma care, well equipped Paediatric ICU experienced neonatologist and pediatricians, and qualified nurses make sure that a timely intervention and best possible care is given.

Trauma & fracture care

The centre has a world class 24*7 emergency and trauma care facility, a first of its kind in north Malabar region.

This centre is now a tertiary referral centre of trauma for the region. This department is capable of managing all kinds of complex fractures including polytrauma, pelvic acetabular fractures and open fractures.

The availability if an excellent trauma ICU, most modern laminar flow operation theatres, highly experienced anesthesia team and a well-equipped post-operative ICU makes it possible to do all life and limb saving surgeries immediately without any delay

Other Facilities

Ortho & Neuro Integrated Spine Care
Pelvic acetabular reconstructive
Arthroscopy clinic
Arthritis & rheumatology clinic
Knee & shoulder clinic
Osteoporosis clinic
Minimally invasive spine surgeries
Ilizarov deformity correction
Most advanced physiotherapy clinic

World Class Technical Support

Operation Theatre equipped with Laminar Air flow.
Post operative pain control by epidural and IV analgesia by a team of experienced anaesthesiologists
State of the art Instrumentataion.
Image Intensifiers
Well equipped ICU for post operative care.

Orthopaedics Diagnostic Services

Lead ECG
2D and 3D Echocardiography including colour Doppler and contrast ECHO
Strain Imaging - Speckle Tracking and Heart Model
Trans-oesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE) / Dobutamine Stress Echo
Treadmill test (TMT)
Holter - 24 hrs and 48 hrs
Event monitoring and loop recorders
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM)
Head-up tilt table test (HUTT)
Pacemaker check and programming
Cardiac CT including CT coronary angiogram
Latest monoplane & bi-plane cathlab
Cardiac MRI including stress adenosine protocol

Inpatient Facilities

Aster Medcity offers world-class inpatient care to its patients, with the support of an award-winning team of Nurses, Therapists and Technicians.

Wards, double rooms, standard rooms, executive rooms, deluxe rooms presidential suites
Dedicated Cardiac ICU
Independent ICUs with a view that minimise chances of infection and ICU psychosis
Dedicated cardiac surgery suites
Advanced infection control facilities
State-of-the-art cardiac imaging

24/7 Emergency & Trauma Care

• 24-hour emergency wing for trauma & accident care
• All primary and complex trauma surgeries
• Zero hour trauma surgery, unless contra-indicated
• Orthopaedic surgeon on duty, 24/7
• Highly-trained emergency & resuscitation experts
• Fully-equipped ICU ambulance

Nuclear Medicine: Diagnosis & Therapy Gamma (SPECT) Camera

• Whole body bone scan
• Regional three-phase bone scan
• Regional infection imaging
• Bone graft viability
• Lymphoscintigraphy

PET-CT

• Regional infection PET imaging to diagnose osteomyelitis in patients
who have undergone hip replacement surgeries
• Strontium therapy for bone pain palliation

Advanced Technology & Clinical Support

Aster Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics & Rheumatology offers a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic medical therapy to ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment.
• OR1 Karl Storz fusion digital integrated
Green OT certified surgical suites
• IntelliSpace Critical Care and Anaesthesia (ICCA) ICUs
• 3.0 Tesla Widebore MRI
• 256 Slice Philips iCT Scan
• DEXA for bone density measurement
• Philips Astonish True Flight Select
PET-CT with Time Of Flight (TOF) Technology
• GE SPECT-CT Optima NM 640 Gamma Camera
• True Beam Linear Accelerator with FFF Technology
• High-definition video arthroscope
• Small joint arthroscope
• 3D C arm
• Computer navigation system for arthroplasty, spine and tumour surgeries
• World-class surgical equipment & implants
• Intra-operative doppler for bone tumour surgeries
• Body exhaust suits and helmets for joint replacement surgery
• State-of-the-art lab

Orthopaedic Pathology

• Needle Biopsy
• Soft tissue and bone pathology
• Immunohistochemistry
• Frozen section

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

• Orthopaedic rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries and disorders
• Rehabilitation for patients who have undergone surgeries, including amputees
• Rheumatological rehabilitation with focus on prevention of functional disorders, improving movement and management of pain / stiffness
• Sports rehabilitation
• Orthotic & prosthetic management
• Hand rehabilitation post fracture, injury or surgery

Operation Theatres

ORI Fusion Digital Integrated Operation Theatres With 22 Operating Rooms that are on par with some of the largest in the world, Aster Medcity, for the first time South India, introduces ORI Fusion Digital Integrated Operation Theatres using Karlstorz OR1 Fusion - Asia Pacific’s first complete digital integration system.
The integration enables real-time sharing of images, videos and medical reports, which not only facilitates virtual participation from any location in the world, but also helps the rest of the surgical team to monitor the patient closely during the operative procedure, much to the benefit and safety of the patient undergoing the surgery.
Aster Medcity is also the first surgical facility in the state to offer Robotic Surgery using high-precision da Vinci Surgery Robot.

Faqs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What are the common signs and symptoms of orthopaedics?

Some of the common signs and symptoms of orthopaedics are Poor mobility, muscle pain, bone pain, joint pain, joint swelling, joint deformity, joint dysfunction and paucity of movement etc. If you experience any of these symptoms then consult Top Orthopaedic Doctor in Bangalore.

What is Total Knee Replacement Surgery?

Total Knee Replacement Surgery is a type of orthopaedic surgery which is performed to replace the diseased knee joint with artificial material. This surgery is most commonly preferred to relieve chronic knee pain caused due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

Can an Orthopaedist treat sports injuries?

Yes, an Orthopaedist can treat sports injuries which are mostly related to the musculoskeletal system. Some of the common sports injuries are Ankle sprain, Ligament tear, Fractures, Muscle pull, or Bruises, Groin pull, Knee injury, Tennis elbow etc.

What kind of surgeries do orthopaedic surgeons perform?

Internal fixation of bones with plates and nails
Joint replacements (knee, hip, elbow, shoulder)
Revision joint Surgeries
Bone tumour excision and joint reconstructions
Arthroscopic knee, shoulder surgeries for sports injuries
Soft tissue repairs
Correction of congenital deformities and osteotomies
Spine surgeries (decompression and fusion)
 

When should a joint be replaced?

Moderate to severe arthritis interfering with daily activities.

How does an Orthopaedist differ from an Orthopaedic surgeon?

An Orthopaedist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. They can provide pre-surgical consultation and post-surgical follow up.

An orthopaedic surgeon is a doctor who specializes in the non-surgical and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and conditions. They perform surgery to ensure relief from back pain, ruptured discs, arthritis, bone tumours, carpal tunnel, and other injuries.

What is an Orthopedic injury?

Orthopaedic injury is any injury that relates to the musculoskeletal system. Often these injuries occur in bones and joints as a result of an accident or trauma to the body. The most common orthopaedic injuries are Wrist fracture, Shoulder dislocation, Stress fractures, Ankle & foot sprains, ACL tear, Rotator cuff tear and Meniscus tear.

When should you consult an orthopedic surgeon?

If the patient has

Joint or musculoskeletal pain that is progressive and interfering with daily activities
Any type of arthritis
Congenital bone anomalies
Bone tumours
Sports injuries

How is joint Replacement done?

In Arthritis, the damaged cartilage and bone from the joint are replaced with a prosthesis made of metal, polyethylene, ceramic, etc to regain normal joint biomechanics.

What is the total recovery time for knee replacement?

Most patients resume their daily activities by 6 weeks, complete recovery occurs between 3-4 months.

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